Barnett picks up his first All-WCC first team honor as a senior.
The Waves have Wil Jensen scheduled to pitch in the finale tomorrow.
The Waves opened the season with a 2-1 series win over Oakland
The Waves close out the series vs. the Pilots on Sunday.
Baseball vs. Saint Mary's (5/13/17)
Baseball vs. Cal Poly (5/9/17)
Baseball vs. LMU (4/22/2017
Baseball vs. CSUN (4/4/17)
Baseball vs. Gonzaga (4/2/2017)
RS SOPHOMORE/2017: Made 44 starts in 46 appearances in the Pepperdine lineup and also made 15 appearances on the mound as a reliever … Earned All-WCC honorable mention … Batted .269, was second on the team with 26 runs scored and third with 24 RBI … Hit 11 doubles, one triple and two home runs … Had a .346 on-base percentage and slugged .374 … Stole 2-of-3 bases … Posted a career-high four hits at Portland (4/8) … Drove in a career-high four runs at CSUN (4/4) … Drove in multiple runs six times … Score a career-best three runs against Fresno State (3/7) … On the mound, posted a 3.19 ERA and 4-1 record … Notched one save in 31.0 innings pitched … Struck out 15 batters, allowing a .217 opponent batting average … Tossed a career-high 5.0 innings twice, against Fresno State (3/7) and Saint Mary’s (5/13) … Struck out a career-best four batters against Portland (4/9) and Saint Mary’s (5/13).
SOPHOMORE/2016: Appeared in 13 games, making 12 starts before his sophomore season was cut short with an injury … Batted .273 in 44 at-bats, driving in 17 runs and scoring five … Had one home run and two doubles … Slugged .386 and had a .313 on-base percentage … Had three multi-hit games … Matched a career-high with three RBI against Gonzaga (3/19).
FRESHMAN/2015: Appeared in 23 games and started 20 as a freshman for the Waves … Named to the WCC All-Freshman team … Finished the season batting .313, tops on the team … Also finished the season with 18 RBI … Drove in a season-high three runs against Cal Poly (3/31) … Notched eight multi-hit games … Also pitched in 19 games this season… Posted an ERA of 3.52 … Had 15 strikeouts to seven walks on the year … Pitched a season-high 3.0 innings pitched against Cal Poly (3/31).
HIGH SCHOOL: Played three varsity seasons at Valhalla High School under head coach Mike Wilson, graduating in 2014 … For his prep career hit .342 with 116 hits, 63 RBI, 32 doubles, 7 homers, 34 stolen bases … On the mound compiled a 2.40 ERA with 38 strikeouts and a .198 opponent batting average … As a senior named All-State second team, All-CIF San Diego section first team and All-East County first team … Was All-League second team and Offensive MVP as a junior … Named Rookie of the Year and All-League honorable mention as a sophomore … Named San Diego Union Tribune Scholar Athlete … Team was CIF runner-up in 2014 … Also played basketball at Valhalla HS, earning All-League All-Star and team MVP in 2014 … Named 2014 All San Diego Academic Team Captain for Baseball and 2014 Scholar Athlete of the Year.
CLUB: Played for the San Diego Show and Rays scout team in 2013 … Show was ranked first in the nation by Perfect Game.
PERSONAL: Born in San Diego, Calif. to John and Lisa Qsar … Has one sister, Julianna … Dad played baseball at Mesa College … Majoring in Pre-Business Administration … Chose Pepperdine, “not only for the quality baseball program, but for the high level of academics.”
FAVORITES: Derek Jeter (pro athlete); San Diego Padres (pro team); The Great Gatsby (book); Good Will Hunting (movie); Breaking Bad (TV show); Mac Miller (musical artist); Sushi (food); Football (sport besides baseball)